Little Cottonwood Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Posted on: July 13th, 2021

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has identified two preferred alternatives to improve transportation in Little Cottonwood Canyon in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). In the Final EIS, UDOT will identify a single preferred alternative. To identify the preferred alternatives, UDOT considered an alternative’s ability to substantially improve transportation-related safety, reliability, and mobility for […]

Final push to make Bangerter Highway more like a freeway begins

Posted on: July 12th, 2021

Legislature allocates $805 million to advance the effort; environmental studies now underway Seven environmental studies are now underway as UDOT continues efforts to eliminate stoplights on Bangerter Highway, making it more like a freeway. The studies will be completed over the next two years at the following locations along Bangerter Highway: 13400 South in Riverton […]

Major milestone reached with new Mountain View Corridor connection with S.R. 201

Posted on: June 17th, 2021

New section of Mountain View Corridor opens with connection to S.R. 201 The newest extension of the Mountain View Corridor in Salt Lake County from 4100 South to S.R. 201 opened to traffic, June 17, at midnight. Mountain View Corridor now connects to a major east/west freeway for the first time and will stretch 21 […]

Major construction underway on I-80 & I-215 project in Salt Lake

Posted on: June 16th, 2021

UDOT cautions Salt Lake drivers to expect new I-80 & I-215 traffic patterns Major construction on the I-80 and I-215 Renewed project in Salt Lake is underway. Drivers should plan ahead, as their commute will look a little bit different on I-80 between 1300 East and 2300 East and on I-215 between 3300 South and […]

Summer Safely

Posted on: June 10th, 2021

We want to encourage Utahn’s to ‘Summer Safely’ this year; enjoy summer, make happy memories and remember that safe driving practices save lives. Memorial Day weekend begins the 100 days where traffic fatalities typically almost double on Utah roads. As 94 percent of all crashes involve human error (including distracted driving, speeding, exhaustion, impairment and […]

Construction of Utah’s Biggest Highway Project Launched

Posted on: May 25th, 2021

West Davis Highway to improve access to and from western Davis County, reduce delays by 30 percent Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson and Senate President Stuart Adams joined leaders from UDOT to officially kick off major construction for the West Davis Highway (S.R. 177). This new highway in Davis County is expected to be complete […]

Please Stay Out of Construction Zones

Posted on: April 27th, 2021

We have an important message for Utahns who live, work, or attend school near construction zones: “Stay safe by staying out.” With many projects planned or currently in construction across the state, we are seeing people walking, jogging, riding bicycles, or playing in construction areas. This puts kids and adults at risk of serious injuries […]

Zero Fatalities Working to Combat Rise in Utah Traffic Deaths

Posted on: March 15th, 2021

In early 2020 traffic fatalities were rising on Utah’s roads and as a result Zero Fatalities urged Utahns to stop justifying bad behaviors and start making one small change today to save lives. Utah wasn’t alone in this troubling trend.  According to the Federal Highway Administration, in 2020 the number of miles driven on public […]

UDOT Selects Farmington Bay Constructors for West Davis Highway

Posted on: February 11th, 2021

UDOT selected Farmington Bay Constructors to design and build the new 16-mile West Davis Highway. The $475 million construction contract makes this the department’s largest current project. Farmington Bay Constructors (FBC), a joint venture of Ames Construction, Wadsworth Brothers Construction, and Staker Parson Materials and Construction, was selected from a shortlist of three design-build teams. […]

Ramp System Open on Northbound I-15 in Sandy

Posted on: February 8th, 2021

Drivers on northbound I-15 will need to use the ramp system to access I-215 and 7200 South In February 2021 we opened a new ramp system, or collector-distributor system, adjacent to northbound I-15 from 9400 South to I-215. Drivers on northbound I-15 will enter the ramp system prior to 9000 South and use it to […]